The Best RV Parks in Colorado

The Best RV Parks in Colorado
The Rocky Mountain State of Colorado has an abundance of mountains, desert mesas, lakes and rivers. Rocky Mountain and Mesa Verde National Parks are within the state and offer opportunities for outdoor activities such as telemark skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, rock climbing and bouldering, mountaineering, canyoneering and wildlife photography. RV traveling through Colorado provides an independent means of seeing this diverse state. There are several highly ranked RV parks in the state to use as a base camp for an exploration into its wild backcountry.

Mesa Verde RV Resort

Mesa Verde RV Resort has been given a five-diamond rating from Woodall's, the highest rating possible for their system, and a 9/9*/8.5 rating from Trailer Life. The Mesa Verde RV Resort is near Mesa Verde National Park. The region has many opportunities for rock climbing and bouldering. Road bicyclists can take advantage of the abundance of sunny days and country roads to tour and train in the area. The RV resort has sites for most RV sizes. There are the standard 30- and 50-amp electric, water and sewer connections at each site. Wi-Fi and cable TV connections are available. Pets are allowed. Wash off the desert dust in the hot showers at the resort. Bathrooms, coin-operated laundry and a guest house are on the premises.

Mesa Verde RV Resort
35303 U.S. Highway 160
Mancos, CO 81328


Tiger Run Resort

Woodall's ranked the Tiger Run Resort a five-diamond RV park and placed it in the "Best of 2010" ratings. The Tiger Run Resort is an exclusive resort near Breckenridge, in the mountains of Summit County. No pop-up trailers or conversion vans are allowed. Only RVIA-approved RVs are allowed at the campground. Sites have 20-, 30- or 50-amp electric, water, sewer, Wi-Fi and cable TV connections. Hot showers, private bathrooms, a laundry room, a sauna, a spa, a guest house and a heated swimming pool are on the premises. A limit of two dogs per RV is allowed. Tiger Run is near the resort village and ski areas of Breckenridge. There are hiking trails and mountain biking routes accessible within 15 minutes of the Tiger Run Resort.

Tiger Run Resort
85 Tiger Run Road
Breckenridge, CO 80424

Pueblo South/Colorado City KOA

The south Colorado city of Pueblo has the Pueblo South/Colorado City KOA. Woodall's placed the KOA on its "Best of 2010" ratings and gave it a five-diamonds ranking. The KOA can handle RVs of up to 80 feet. There are 30- and 50-amp electric hookups, as well as sewer, water and Wi-Fi. Cable TV connections are available. Pets are allowed. AAA and Good Sam members get discounted rates during stays at the KOA. Lake Beckwith and Lake Isabel are within 30 minutes of the KOA. There is fishing, canoeing and kayaking to be had at the lakes. Mountain biking trails are in the mountains to the west of the KOA.

Pueblo South/Colorado City KOA
9040 S Interstate 25
Pueblo, CO 81004


Article Written By Eric Cedric

A former Alaskan of 20 years, Eric Cedric now resides in California. He's published in "Outside" and "Backpacker" and has written a book on life in small-town Alaska, "North by Southeast." Cedric was a professional mountain guide and backcountry expedition leader for 18 years. He worked in Russia, Iceland, Greece, Turkey and Belize. Cedric attended Syracuse University and is a private pilot.

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